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Liminal thinking at scale

My short 2009 review1 of Stewart Brand’s Whole Earth Discipline includes this Kevin Kelly quote that continues to resonate for me: Kevin Kelly calls the book “a short course on how to change your mind intelligently” — in this case, about cities, nuclear power, and genetic and planetary engineering. These are all things that Steward […]

A Beginner's Guide to Scaling to 11 Million+ Users on Amazon's AWS

How do you scale a system from one user to more than 11 million users? Joel Williams, Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect, gives an excellent talk on just that subject: AWS re:Invent 2015 Scaling Up to Your First 10 Million Users. If...Show More Summary

Uptime Funk - Best Sysadmin Parody Video Ever!

This is so good! Perfect for your Monday morning jam. Uptime Funk is a music video (parody of Uptown Funk) from SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam. My favorite: I'm all green (hot patch) Called a Penguin and Chameleon I'm all green (hot patch)...Show More Summary

Meet SnoopEE, a Discovery Service for Java EE

SnoopEE is a very interesting grass roots open source Java EE ecosystem project. Akin to NetFlixOSS Eureka it enables microservices discovery, lookup and registration. SnoopEE is developed by Java EE advocate, JCP expert, speaker and blogger Ivar Grimstad. Show More Summary

When did we stop caring about memory management?

This post is neither a rant nor a complaint, but rather, an observation. There's some amazing work happening over in the C#-based Kestrel web server. This is an little open source webserver that (currently) sits on libuv and lets you run ASP.NET web applications on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Show More Summary

Read Write Web — Q4 Summary — 2015

Summary A quiet end to the year in terms of discussions, but lots of work going on in implementations.  Perhaps this is a sign that read write standards for the web are entering a maturation process and 2016 will be a year of using them to see what they can do. Show More Summary

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 1st, 2016

Hey, Happy New Year, it's HighScalability time: River system? Vascular system? Nope. It's a map showing how all roads really lead to Rome. If you like Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability then please consider supporting me on Patreon. 71:...Show More Summary

Couchbase 4.1 Docker Container

Couchbase 4.1 was recently released. Highlights of this release are: N1QL: Complete SQL CRUD Support with N1QL for Batch and OLTP Applications Covering Indexes Prepared Statements Additional Supported Platforms You can read all about...Show More Summary

used_columns: EXPLAIN FORMAT=JSON tells when you should use covered indexes

In the “MySQL Query tuning 101” video, Alexander Rubin provides an excellent example of when to use a covered index. On slide 25, he takes the query [crayon-566f4b8a45b16830193099-i/] and adds the index [crayon-566f4b8a45b27545323756-i/] on table [crayon-566f4b8a45b2f723158594-i/]. Show More Summary

Free Red Book: Readings in Database Systems, 5th Edition

For the first time in ten years there has been an update to the classic Red Book, Readings in Database Systems, which offers "readers an opinionated take on both classic and cutting-edge research in the field of data management." Editors Peter Bailis, Joseph M. Show More Summary

Learn PHP 7, Find out What’s New, and More - SitePoint PHP

PHP 7, the next version of the world’s most popular programming language, has been released. We’d love to shoot fireworks and get drunk with our newfound power (seriously, the language is in the true big leagues now, functionality and performance-wise) but we’re sure the rest of the internet will do this for us. Show More Summary

IEnumerable vs IQueryable ? ( .NET Interview question)

Both these interfaces are for.NET collection’s so if you are new to.NET collection please first see this video  before moving ahead with the article.The first important point to remember is “IQueryable” interface inherits from “IEnumerable”, so whatever

BWK on "How to succeed in language design without really trying"

A talk by Brian Kernighan at The University of Nottingham. Describes all the usual suspects: AWK, EQN, PIC. Even AMPL. I was wondering which languages he had in mind when he mentioned that some of his creations were total flops. I'd love to learn from those! The talk is a fun way to spend an hour, and the audio would be good for commuters. Show More Summary

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 20th, 2015

Hey, it's HighScalability time: 100 years ago people saw this as our future. We will be so laughably wrong about the future. $24 billion: amount telcos make selling data about you; $500,000: cost of iOS zero day exploit; 50%: a year's...Show More Summary

Amazon Aurora – Looking Deeper

Recently my colleague (by Percona) Yves Trudeau and colleague (by industry) Marco Tusa published their materials on Amazon Aurora. Indeed, Amazon Aurora is a hot topic these days, and we have a stream of customer inquiries... The post Amazon Aurora – Looking Deeper appeared first on MySQL Performance Blog.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 13th, 2015

Hey, it's HighScalability time: Gorgeous picture of where microbes live in species. Humans have the most. ( M. WARDEH ET AL ) 14.3 billion: Alibaba single day sales; 1.55 billion: Facebook monthly active users; 6 billion: Snapchat video...Show More Summary

Strategy: Avoid Lots of Little Files

I've been bitten by this one. It happens when you quite naturally use the file system as a quick and dirty database. A directory is a lot like a table and a file name looks a lot like a key. You can store many-to-one relationships via subdirectories. Show More Summary

Self Service

Anna’s employer made billing software for energy companies, and they had just entered into an exciting time: the Dutch utility market was loosening its regulations, and that meant a flood of startups were looking for a cheap way to bill their customers. Show More Summary

Paper: Coordination Avoidance in Distributed Databases By Peter Bailis

Peter Bailis has released the work of a lifetime, his dissertion is now available online: Coordination Avoidance in Distributed Databases. The topic Peter is addressing is summed up nicely by his thesis statement: Many semantic requirements...Show More Summary

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